• 10-DEC-2018

Grand Opening of Research & Development Center in New Haven: Acuity Brands Holding Grand Opening Ceremonies on January 9, 2019; Center Features Development of New Technologies for Advanced Lighting Controls, IoT, Energy Savings

NEW HAVEN, CT – (December 6, 2018) -- Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) will be holding grand opening ceremonies of its New Haven Facility at 10 am on January 9, 2019. The Center houses cutting-edge technical development and research involving lighting and building controls and Internet of Things connectivity aimed at helping customers achieve greater energy savings and comprehensive building systems integration.
The event will be hosted by members of the Acuity Brands leadership team: Laurent Vernerey, Executive Vice President; Trevor Palmer, SVP of Digital Lighting Networks; and Dan Goldblatt, SVP of Human Resources.  Guests are invited to join us for a tour of the facility and remarks by the leadership team and visiting city and state dignitaries, followed by a catered luncheon.
The office is located on the 15th and 16th floors of the Century Tower building, 265 Church Street, New Haven.  Please RSVP to meri.ross@acuitybrands.com
About Acuity Brands  
Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) is the North American market leader and one of the world’s leading providers of lighting and building management solutions. With fiscal year 2018 net sales of $3.7 billion, Acuity Brands currently employs approximately 13,000 associates and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia with operations throughout North America, and in Europe and Asia. The Company’s products and solutions are sold under various brands, including Lithonia Lighting®, Holophane®, Aculux®, American Electric Lighting®, Antique Street Lamps™, Atrius™, DGLogik™, Distech Controls®, DTL®, eldoLED®, Gotham®, Healthcare Lighting®, Hydrel®, Indy™, IOTA®, Juno®, Lucid®, Mark Architectural Lighting™, nLight®, Peerless®, RELOC® Wiring, ROAM®, Sensor Switch®, Sunoptics® and Winona® Lighting.  Visit us at www.acuitybrands.com.
Media Contact:
Meri Ross
203 265-2842   


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